lose one's temper

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lose +‎ one's +‎ temper

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  • IPA(key): /luːz//wʌns//tɛmpə(r)/

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lose one's temper (third-person singular simple present loses one's temper, present participle losing one's temper, simple past and past participle lost one's temper)

  1. (intransitive, idiomatic) To become explosively angry or very cross.
    When my dad found out I had failed the exams, he completely lost his temper.

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